Grasholmen

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Grasholmen
Cunards Queen Elizabeth, Stavanger, Norway. (6006581758).jpg
Grasholmen is on the left of the picture (with the Stavanger City Bridge)
Geography
LocationRogaland, Norway
Coordinates59°00′36″N 5°43′48″E / 59.0099°N 5.7301°E / 59.0099; 5.7301Coordinates: 59°00′36″N 5°43′48″E / 59.0099°N 5.7301°E / 59.0099; 5.7301
Area4.48 ha (11.1 acres)
Length325 m (1,066 ft)
Width230 m (750 ft)
Coastline900 m (3,000 ft)
Administration
CountyRogaland
MunicipalityStavanger

Grasholmen is an island in Stavanger municipality in Rogaland county, Norway.[1] It is located in the Buøy neighborhood in the borough Hundvåg, just north of the city centre. The island is connected to mainland Stavanger via the Stavanger City Bridge and it is connected to the neighboring island of Sølyst by a short bridge.

Grasholmen was historically a part of the municipality of Hetland, but on 1 January 1867 it was transferred to the city of Stavanger.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grasholmen, Stavanger (Rogaland)" (in Norwegian). yr.no. Retrieved 2016-04-14.
  2. ^ Jukvam, Dag (1999). "Historisk oversikt over endringer i kommune- og fylkesinndelingen" (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistisk sentralbyrå.